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One month of no fault divorce - what’s next for family law?

United Kingdom - May 6 2022 On 6 April 2022 family lawyers celebrated the long awaited arrival of no-fault divorce. Couples looking to bring their marriage to an end now no…

Our children deserve better. Now is the time for radical change for separating families.

United Kingdom - March 24 2022 “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children”. Nelson Mandela’s words were brought to life at…

Six legal tips for expat divorcees over assets in trust

United Kingdom - March 14 2022 Despite no longer living full-time in the UK, it is often the case that expats are still subject to the English court system in the event they…

What’s mine will no longer be yours: A review of the case law surrounding post-separation accrual of assets on divorce

United Kingdom - March 7 2022 Anyone who has visited a family lawyer will be aware that it is a highly discretionary area of law. Part of the reason for this is that much of what…

No fault divorce - setting a new tone after years of blame?

United Kingdom - March 1 2022 The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 (the DDSA) comes into force on 6 April 2022, bringing about no-fault divorce, dissolution and…

Privacy vs Transparency - The media are coming to a family court near you!

United Kingdom - February 23 2022 As family lawyers we help clients through challenging times when they may struggle to manage the overwhelming emotional impact of divorce. Until…

The princess, the trust and the 6 year divorce battle

United Kingdom - February 21 2022 Anthony Bailey, former fundraiser to Tony Blair and PR guru knows how to spin a headline… ‘The Princess and the Pauper’ he claims from the comfort of…

Divorce in England v Russia: what is the difference?

Russia, United Kingdom - February 10 2022 In December 2021 a judge in London ordered Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, to make a payment of £554 million to his former…

Family Mediation Week - The Future is Bright

United Kingdom - January 21 2022 Last year, I blogged about how the pandemic created both challenges and opportunities for separating couples, many of which are still relevant now…

Mediation, celebrity culture and avoiding the spotlight

United Kingdom - January 21 2022 There are many reasons why people choose family mediation (and other non-court routes such as collaborative Law) to resolve issues arising from a…